There are 6 ways to get from Ptuj to Budapest by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Slovenian Railways (SŽ)  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Ptuj to Budapest-Déli D

$65 - $95

Cheapest option

Train Hungarian Railways (MÁV)  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Ptuj to Budapest-Keleti Istria First Water

$20 - $29

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Maribor to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 977 / ...

$26 - $54

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Ptuj to Budapest 192.7 miles

$35 - $60

Train to Graz, fly  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Ptuj to Maribor
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Budapest (BUD) GRZ - BUD

$153 - $559

Train to Vienna, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Ptuj to Maribor
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

$137 - $749

What companies run services between Ptuj, Slovenia and Budapest, Hungary?

Slovenian Railways (SŽ) operates a train from Ptuj to Budapest 3 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 6 h 3 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ptuj to Budapest 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min. Eurolines HU also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Graz to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ptuj to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ptuj to Maribor
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ptuj to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ptuj to Maribor
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maribor to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Maribor to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ptuj and Budapest is 269 km. The road distance is 308 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ptuj to Budapest is to train which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Ptuj to Budapest is to drive which takes 3 h 13 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ptuj and arriving at Budapest-Déli. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Ptuj to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Ptuj and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Maribor and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

The train from Ptuj to Budapest-Déli takes 6 h 3 min including transfers and departs three times a week.